MDS iron overload booklets
A publication provided by the MDS Foundation
If your MDS treatment consist of regular blood transfusions to improve you quality of life, then one of topics you may be interested in is iron overload. This is the phenomena, that your body through the blood transfusions gets additional iron, which the body cannot get rid off. These booklets describe the causes and consequences of iron overload, and what can be done about it.
The MDS Foundation has published a booklet, which describes the phenomena and what can be done about it. This booklet is available in many languages, and are provided here as samples. For the latest editions go to the MDS Foundation homepage.
In order to open the PDF-file on your computer you need the Acrobat Reader software, which is a free download from www.adobe.com.